USS MASON, an Arleigh Burgh class guided missile destroyer, was reportedly targeted by two missiles, while patrolling off the coast of Yemen on Saturday 8th October. It is believed she was patrolling along the coast adjacent to Hodeidah and Mocha, though this has yet to be confirmed. The US Navy stated that the USS MASON was operating off the coast of Yemen, north of the Straits of Bab el Mandeb, which makes her position consistent with her being in the same area as the HSV-2 when she was struck by a missile on Saturday 1st October.
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